Manslaughter

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Sheriff Defends Delayed Arrest of Joe McKnight's Confessed Killer, Quotes Epithet-Laden Online Comments

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand found it appropriate to quote racist and homophobic slurs from an online commenter while rebuking criticism that he initially let Ronald Gasser free because he’s White. 

Caesar Goodson Jr. in navy trenchcoat, walking to courthouse.

Baltimore Cop Who Drove Freddie Gray's Transport Van Acquitted of All Charges

Caesar Goodson Jr. faced the most severe charges—including murder—of all the officers indicted for Freddie Gray’s death.

Volunteer Deputy Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Robert Bates says he meant to stun Eric Harris, not kill him.

Jury Finds Tulsa Volunteer Deputy Guilty of Killing Unarmed Black Man

Septuagenarian Robert Bates says he meant to stun Eric Harris, not shoot him.

READ: Killer Mike, Scholars Allege Racist Prosecutorial Misconduct in Louisiana Rapper's Case

The “Run The Jewels” rapper co-wrote a new piece for The Huffington Post that says McKinley “Mac” Phipps’ trial for manslaughter reflects larger criminal justice issues.

Islan Nettles' Killer Pleads Guilty

James Dixon will likely be sentenced to 12 years in exchange for admitting that he fatally assaulted the trans woman.

Jury Selection Begins Today for Man Who Killed Islan Nettles

James Dixon told detectives in 2013 that he doesn’t “go around gay bashing people.” He pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges and a first-degree assault charge in the death of the trans woman.

Vincent Chin's Niece Says Uncle 'Has Far More in Common With Akai Gurley Than Peter Liang'

Annie Tan responds to claims connecting her uncle’s tragedy to the conviction of fomer NYPD Officer Peter Liang.

NYPD Cop Peter Liang Convicted of Killing Akai Gurley

While some members of the community say justice was served, others feel Liang was scapegoated in a city where no officer has been convicted of a felony in more than a decade.